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The Galveston County Daily News: Education

December 9, 2016

Education

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A letter connects Friendswood student, author

Grant Carrico, 9, is a pretty creative and outgoing kid.

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Sunday 12/04/2016
Technology integration a focus in Dickinson ISD
Posted: December 04, 2016

Enter a Dickinson Independent School District campus and you will see students and teachers actively integrating technology into everyday lessons. Students in today’s classrooms have access to a wide range of technology which is designed to ensure they have what they need to be college- and career-ready and succeed in the new digital era.

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Take the time out to make a Christmas wish come true
Posted: December 04, 2016

The Galveston Project for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (Discovery Club) is a program that provides services to children (those that do not have a fixed, permanent residence). We make sure that the students in the Galveston Independent School District have an equal opportunity to get a quality education. Our office provides transportation as needed, gives school supplies and uniforms, helps arrange free/reduced priced meals and offers and assists with other services throughout the school year.

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Soaring Hawks graduation celebration set for Friday
Posted: December 04, 2016

Graduating University of Houston-Clear Lake students will celebrate their accomplishments with faculty and university leaders, including deans and President William A. Staples, as well as Hunter the Hawk, at the Soaring Hawks Celebration from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday in Atrium II of the Bayou Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., in Houston.

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College of the Mainland makes top 10 online associate degree programs in Texas
Posted: December 04, 2016

College of the Mainland offers degrees, certificates and classes entirely online and Affordable Colleges Online has ranked it No. 10 in the 2016-17 list of Best Online Colleges in Texas.

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Pipefitting courses are available at Galveston College
Posted: December 04, 2016

Galveston College offers an intensive 16-week program designed to give students the skills needed to go to work in the industry as a pipe fitter and begin the National Center for Construction Education and Research certification process in pipe fitting.

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Adopt-A-Grant program celebrates sixth anniversary
Posted: December 04, 2016

The sixth annual Adopt-A-Grant program began Dec. 1 in the Friendswood Independent School District. If you happen to be at one of the district schools you will know it’s Adopt-A-Grant season by listening to the teachers cheer as they watch to see the red sold sign go across their online grant.

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Technology for prekindergarten students
Posted: December 04, 2016

“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” — David Warlick

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Ball High School joins forces with ABC 13 for annual 'Share Your Holidays' food drive
Posted: December 04, 2016

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Sunday 11/27/2016
Co-ops help home-schooled students stay more connected
Posted: November 27, 2016

The picture that comes to mind when the words “home school” are uttered may be something along the lines of a mom and a young student, ensconced in a corner of a dining room, surrounded by books, papers and maybe an electronic tablet.

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